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to havana and from there to venezuela. the obama administration will most likely ask its european allies to do whatever they can to prevent the flight from moscow to havana with snowden on board. the main question is whether or not europe will comply with this request. >> the story is getting a lot of attention here in europe, especially in germany. how much public attention is the case getting where you are in the united states? >> well, snowden relations are still a big issue here in the u.s., but when you hear the politicians' views, nearly all a degree that he is a traitor -- the media in washington and new york have been very quick to agree with the white house. there are only a few that consider him to be a human rights activist or at least tried to understand his motives. >> thanks so much. in europe, the tiny baltic state of latvia has it -- has received a green light to become the 18th member of the eurozone. >> despite the eurozone's current troubles, membership would bring benefits for latvia, including increased foreign investment. >> neighboring estonia has enjoyed similar p
attorneys and islamic leaders are urging the obama administration to suspend the force-feeding of hunger strikers at guantanamo. the u.s. military says it plans to acknowledge from it on on by only force-feeding the prisoners at night. in a legal filing, attorneys for for prisoners with the human rights charity urge the u.s. government to agree to a court back to create ensuring the protection of the prisoners religious rights. in a video released by reprieve, the hip-hop artist and actor formerly known as most def voluntarily undergoes a force- feeding similar to those at guantÁnamo. hea disturbing sequence, screams for help before the force-feeding estopped. >> please, stop, stop! stop, stop it! stop! please, stop, i cannot do it. >> at least 40 of guantanamo's estimated one hundred 20 hunger strikers are being force fed. wisconsin has become the latest state to impose new restrictions on the right to abortion. on friday, scott walker riley signed a measure that would require women to undergo an ultrasound and here aspects of the fetus describe before obtaining an abortion. the bill w
hearings have begun for james comey, the former bush administration official tapped by president obama to head the fbi. on tuesday, he told an fbi judiciary committee that he now sees waterboarding as a form of torture, a shift from 2005 when he signed off on a memo justifying its use. he also gave his backing to president obama's to round program, saying it is under sufficient oversight. he is well known for reauthorizing the president spy program while forcing the bush administration to make changes. we will have more on his confirmation hearings later in the broadcast. a group of same-sex couples have filed suit challenging pennsylvania same-sex marriage ban, the first case over seat -- seeking to overturn a gay marriage ban since last month's right.n to defend that in julia lubork spoke from the pennsylvania capitol in harrisburg. >> there is public sentiment here that is rolling ever forward toward freedom to marry. >> it is a tragedy that talented, loving, productive citizens have to leave the state because their marriage is not recognized. >> the aclu plans to file similar cases
obama wants to head the fbi has been facing tough questions. he defended many of the controversial policies he had while serving in the bush administration. we have a report. thatere seems little doubt fbi, comey will head the but what is in doubt is if he will allow tortured to continue. as a senior official in the bush administration, comey earned praise for pushing back against domestic surveillance, but there is what he did condone, indefinite detention and so- called enhanced interrogation of so-called others. >> do you believe that waterboarding is illegal? >> yes. >> thank you. and would you answer this question no matter who was president? >> oh, yes. that may explanation not satisfy many of the 13,000 explanation that may not satisfy many of the 1300 fbi agents, and some are pressing comey further, about an explanation that talked about those techniques being used individually. >> he did not reject the memos that justified torture, that he endorsed. >> indeed, since the september 11 attacks, the u.s. fbi has transformed itself from domestic law enforcement to an agency foc
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